Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
1 day ago | Interviews
For MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, the phrase “kick out the jams” means the same these days as it did five decades ago, when the proto-punk band recorded its muscular live debut album, Kick Out the Jams, in its hometown of Detroit in 1968.
4 days ago | Interviews
Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr says he and guitarist Charlie Burchill are always working on songs.
8 days ago | Concert Reviews
“We got a lot of songs we got to play tonight. Right? You want 25 years worth of shit tonight? I can do that."
8 days ago | Concerts
Ten years after massive success and the founding of Flobots.org, the Flobots' original lineup is reuniting to celebrate the group they started that is now called Youth on Record.
8 days ago | Music News
DeVotchKa's "Empty Vessels," from the quartet's new album This Night Falls Forever, is slated to be used on the long-running ABC TV series Grey's Anatomy.
10 days ago | Jazz
Ethan Iverson and Mark Turner’s first duo album, Temporary Kings is esoteric, spacious, and rooted in chamber jazz.